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MSNBC
Oct 30, 2012 7:00pm PDT
if the romney campaign was shut down today, what was john mccain doing in ohio attacking the president? karen finney and jonathan capehart will join me on that one, next. jack, you're a little boring. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi® card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts. more events. more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with a citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] >>> we have a lot of goods here. i know there's more coming in. we're going to box these things up in just a minute and put them on trucks then we're going to send them into, i think it's new jersey, is a site that we've identified that can take these goods and distribute them to people who need them. >> that was mitt romney earlier today at a campaign event that he pretended was not a campaign event in ketering, ohio.
PBS
Oct 31, 2012 4:00am EDT
certainly the kay that republicans are more enthused than they were four years ago when john mccain was the rom knee even with palin as part of the ticket that is unambiguously true, it is surely the case the republicans are more enthused with mitt romney and against the president than they have been all year, still a lot of enthusiasm for president and it is common if you go out to any of the president's events and you have seen events four years ago it is effortless to say this isn't like it was four years ago. but power years ago was off the charts. >> rose: yes. >> there is still a lot of enthusiasm for the president. if you look at the economy, the president shouldn't be in this race, and a big part of the reason he is in the race is governor romney had some question fish, deficiencies but a big reason he is in the race is tens of millions of americans love this president, think he a has done a great job and are determined to see him reelected. >> rose: rather than those who have the different tact, they expected more, unhappy about the results, but i am not yet convinced they want to
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
who has a good idea of how the candidates are feeling right now, senator john mccain. good evening. i am curious at this late date, is there much either candidate can do to woo votes? >> well, i think this libya fiaso and tragedy is turning some veterans' votes and some active-duty military. i am hearing from veterans all over america. they are angered and disgusted. our active-duty military people believe they can't trust the president of the united states. i am hearing from them everywhere. and so, it may have an impact, for example in the state of florida, 1.6 million veterans and their families and they can have an impact. they can in ohio as well. the latest scandals, as you know, the latest -- one of the latest is that -- there was a gathering in the consulate in benghazi of the security people. they reviewed the fact that al qaeda was in the area in big time, that they were having greater and greater danger and they sent that to the state department. obviously, nothing happened there. we now have the information that the counter-terrorism security group -- that's a group that i
CNN
Oct 27, 2012 1:00am EDT
%. while romney's numbers are considerably better than john mccain's, which were at 38% four years ago. the cheering was deafening at this large obama rally on cleveland's lakefront but many obama supporters say it feels different than four years ago. >> it's seriously just a different kind of excitement. it's more sort of tempered in like reality that this is a campaign, not a crusade. >> thank you. >> reporter: on the gop side, anti-obama sentiment remains a key component of pushing supporters to vote. much the same as four years ago. >> i think it's more important to get obama out. i do. i absolutely think it's more important to get obama out. >> reporter: clearly mitt romney and barack obama have some complicated relationships with their supporters. but no doubt neither candidate will care as long as the supporters make it to the polls. gary tuchman, cnn, cleveland. >> let's delve into the raw politics with gop strategist mary matalin and democratic strategist, james carville. good evening to you both. james, cornell belcher, the obama 2012 pollster, was on the program last night and he
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 9:00am EDT
a premium on mechanics. and while the romney campaign is certainly a lot better than john mccain's 2008 operation, the more this race focuses on mechanics, the better it is probably for the obama campaign. asked whether the storm could affect early voting, the president said that remains to be seen. >> we don't anticipate that at this point, but we're obviously going to take a look. >>> well, it's the october surprise. that we know. and the thing we don't know is what is exactly the impact going to be? we've got a lot of storm coverage to get to, and we'll get to that next. we'll go to point pleasant beach, new jersey. the storm is already kicking up serious waves there. we'll also head to florida. a state that knows storms well. that's where the president was supposed to be this morning opinion bmorning, but sandy forced a last-minute schedule change. debbie wassermann schultz will join us. >>> plus, we've got a slew of new swing state polls. what's this about minnesota? what do those minnesota numbers really tell us about where and how this race is tightening. >>> but first, we made a
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 11:00am EDT
11th a group of senators including senator john mccain writing to president obama asking him to stop stonewalling and tell congress and the american people what the administration knew and when they knew it. this comes as now we are learning more about internal surveillance video of the attack which apparently led to the arrest of a tunisia man, ali al-harzi, and a suspect detained in turkey days after the attack. so far u.s. interrogators have not had access to him. ambassador john bolton, former ambassador to the united nations and fox news contributor. he joins us now. the fbi took, well, the investigation into what happened at the embassy took a long time to get going. now we've got word that this guy, actually two suspects, perhaps, are under arrest but we haven't been able to talk to them yet? >> yeah. this is really outrageous and one of the follow-on consequences from the badly misguided way the obama administration has handled this entire affair, from the lack of security enhancements requested in libya by our people before the september 11 attack, inadequate response on sep
CNN
Nov 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
over. >> yeah, go back four years ago. john mccain and sarah palin came here and didn't work out. you go out, george w. bush tried it and bob dole in '96. no republican has been successful since 1988 here in pennsylvania. we're going to keep our eyes on pennsylvania today with paul ryan and tomorrow when mitt romney comes through and i guess we'll find out on tuesday who was right. randi. >> we certainly will. hopefully we'll find out on tuesday the way this is going. >> yes, good point. >> paul steinhauser, thank you very much. >>> much more ahead this hour. >> here's what's coming up. >>> sandy has brought devastation across the northeast, but it may also have been the october surprise. we have the latest on the recovery efforts and sandy's impact on the election. >>> battleground wisconsin. three days left and now it's all about the ground game. we'll take you to one of the contentious swing states. >> i'll tired of both obama and mitt romney. >>> she can't vote, but she's already crying about the election. find out why this toddler just can't take it any more. hmm, it says here th
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
the storm. there were replays of his comments about federal funding. there were comparisons to john mccain pulling out of the campaign in 2008 when the financial crisis hit. >> before he even spoke, you had a buzz feed reporter getting caught on audio saying, i'm hear to listen to governor romney because there is a 40% chance he will say something really stupid. this is jump before governor romney spoke. that tells you everything about the press corps following governor romney. they were never going to let him -- >> give him as the example. >> tim graham rattle off a bunch of reporters, a whole slew sounding like that. >> msnbc criticized him for collecting donations? >> first of all this guy goes to walmart and spends 5 to give to people and you have ryan telling people, workers at shelter where ryan is going, pack the stuff slower so ryan could get there in time for the photo op. >> we need to send allen into staten island so he can tell them all the people. it's merely a photo op. in terms of the coverage. >> staten island residents are furious at the red cross. >> they should ha
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
in the swing statements is far ahead of where john mccain's was four years ago. here in ohio, they believe romney's strength among independents will fuel a win here. in the sub burrs surrounding cincinnati, all matted phones, dozens dialing at once. listen to this volunteer that reaches a coveted voter who's clearly had ththeir phone ring before. >> you're not being punished. think of it is you are well liked. >> reporter: consider yourself very liked, as they call those voters over and over again. tonight, the governor joined by his wife ann, his five sons and by kid rock, diane, look over my shoulder here tonight. he's rocking out the crowd for thousands. and i got a kick out of this. he just had the crowd singing "sweet home cincinnati." so even kid rock is tailoring his message to the voters here in a key battleground. diane. >> thank you so much, david muir reporting in. and now, i want to bring in abc political news analyst matthew dowd. four days out. what are you seeing? >> we're at the end of the 700 days that this has been going on and we're in the final dames of it and i
MSNBC
Oct 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
never happen. >> push back like the great john mccain on this point, when he pushed back and said, no, that's not true. >> i have been waiting this whole campaign, we've talked about this earlier, for mitt romney to show one inch of spine -- >> how about shame? >> shame or spine, whatever. there's not a single courageous statement or move he's made as a politician that i can discern, unlike his dad. he's the opposite of his dad who took gutsy positions, even at political cost, again and again and again. >> there are different versions of the dream here at "hardball." >> coming up, two strategies. one candidate is playing the role of incumbent, avoiding contact with the media. the other is acting like the underdog, crisscrossing the country doing a blitz of television. here is the surprise. the roles are in reverse. governor romney is acting like an incumbent, like dick nixon, obama is acting like the challenger. what's behind both strategies? >>> while everyone was paying attention to the presidential race, very quietly and under the radar, the democrats have significantly improved th
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm EDT
2008 campaign senator john mccain made a late play for pennsylvania campaigning there sunday before election day and went onto lose the state by over ten points. new nbc polls shows president obama over mitt romney. in wisconsin, president obama polled at 49% with mitt romney at 46%. in new hampshire president obama polled at 49%, mitt romney at 47% and detroit press poll and cnn poll showed in colorado president obama at 50% and mitt romney at 48%. tonight president obama has an 81% chance of winning re-election. alex cwagner, so mike bloomberg somehow finally made up his mind. everyone is focused on the climate change. in that article he mentions the pez's position on abortion and the health care law. so this isn't just this week. this is something that mayor bloomberg has been thinking about for some time and it is coming as the president finished the bromance tour with chris christie. it is a good week for the president. >> when you read the mayor's reasons, what was he waiting for. there wasn't a single thing that he was in line for? >> it seems to me that he is someone who has
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
about john mccain. we have recent example of john mccain, a recent example where a candidate called for an end to the campaign. he was going tocampaign. he was going to put up debates and everything else in the last election and he looked a little foolish. so tell me how that works. >> he did. >> explain. >> it's a careful balance here. when you say that you want to halt everything because there's a challenge, a disaster, an economic challenge, you better have some reason for it, something that is coming of it, and you also need to know when to restart. and that's going to be the great challenge over the next couple of days. look, the president of the united states is in an ideal position so long as the response to this disaster is well done. if there's a mess-up, as you have referenced earlier in this show, like in chicago in '79 with the snowstorm, that can blow back on the leader. but if this goes well, if the president comes off well, he gains an advantage here. and for mitt romney, the great challenge is deciding when to go back into a campaign mode and there's a secondary chal
CNN
Oct 28, 2012 8:00am PDT
-- >> you don't need a obama transition because he's already president. >> what's john mccain going to do when -- who's going to run the transition? >> nobody was doing three weeks ago what mitt romney was doing -- >> nobody believed that john mccain would be president at this point. people think mitt romney could be. i want to go back -- talked earlier about this clown campaign, rights, but how we're focusing on small things that don't matter that much. part of it is that we are responding to a marketplace. fair or not, good or bad. media and journalists -- look, i've written a lot of stories in the past months about the manufacturing crisis. and rustbelt states, it's going away and how hard it is on families. nobody cares. they get two commentses on it -- comments on it. it's frustrating, but if i write about trump, i get 100 comments. >> president gives a "rolling stone" interview and says he think romney is a bs-er. that's godden media fla-- gotte media flack. should it? >> i don't think so because we had george bush repeatedly flipping the camera at the camera. i put it on my blog
CNN
Oct 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
for the democrats. in fact, i secretly suspect that john mccain voted for obama in the last election. but i don't think it's such a terrible thing. a lot of irish catholics voted for jfk because he was the first irish catholic president. i don't think it's a slander upon colin powell to say this, though i don't particularly think it's true. >> the insult isn't that voted for barack obama. it's why. >> it's because he's black. i don't think that's such a terrible thing to say. like i say, lots of irish catholics voted for jfk just because he was irish catholic. >> john sununu has assumed that was the motivation behind what colin powell has done. colin powell has never used that as the reason for why he's voted for obama. >> he's probably wrong. i just don't think it's such a terrible thing to speculate about. >> if you play the race card in putting into colin powell's mouth words he hasn't actually used for his reasoning, that's just playing a race game, a rather unpleasant race game. >> maybe. but i bet there are a lot of black people who are very proud of having the first black pres
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 9:30am EDT
wife of an in peach ex-president. that is how she made her name. still she was better than john mccain. and even in the obama hillary debate the questions going to obama were so soft ball saturday night live did a sketch on it with hillary being asked these intricate complicated policy questions and the moderator asking obama if he would like another fellow. that was a fair summary and the stunning thing was not how poorly obama did was the other one. [applause] >> if john mccain had been on the stage, we would be the ones with long faces. it was how magnificent mitt romney was and the first time obama had to face a tough opponent. his whole life he has been as long as you don't make fast moves white people will love you. by his account he was smoking pot and manage to transfer to one of the premier universities in america and from there rockets to harvard law school and president, only been president for two weeks and wednesday nobel priest -- peace prize. this was the first test he faced. he didn't do so well. you see it with stacy dash. it is as if as i wrote in my column they spend so m
CNN
Nov 4, 2012 6:00pm EST
republican party, john mccain was very much outsensed by president obama, by candidate barack obama four years ago. that allowed candidate obama to have a superior ground game, to just have resources john mccain just was not able to put in. mitt romney did a great job raising funds in this cycle. >> your last answers will have to be a little shorter because we're running out of time. an narks i'll start with you. what did the romney team do wrong? what should he have done? >> the gop convention. it was, you know, old, white and boring as a stale loaf of bread. and i also think his initial efforts with latinos were lacking. if he were doing just a little better with latinos now, he probably would be winning in places like colorado. >> okay. go ahead, lz. >> taxes. he handled that conversation horribly. he's been running for president now since 2007, and he handled the situation of tax returns as if he was expecting that. he did a terrible job with that. he allowed it to dominate the conversation. there's still republicans who want to see his tax returns and that's because he did not handl
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2012 6:30pm EST
clinton. john mccain called the accusations as having no basis or logic. do you stand by the acquisitions? did you see proof that the muslim brotherhood has infiltrated the government? >> i certainly do stand by those letters. what we know is that terrorism continues to remain a real threat in the united states. i serve on the intelligence committee. we deal with classified secrets. a number of people came out in support of us. the events in benghazi proved that the united states remained under attack here and in the>> but there's no proof that the muslim brotherhood was involved? >> we're only getting into for what al-sharia has admitted to. >> you call these accusations ridiculous and outrageous. >> they are. they are inflammatory. here is the thing. there's nothing more important in this country than to protect its people. i stand behind that 100%. we do not need to polarize or antagonize especially when it is not even called for. we need to come together and protect our ambassadors. i have an ambassador friends in the middle east. we have to protect those people. it was a
MSNBC
Oct 30, 2012 10:00pm PDT
shut down today, what was john mccain doing in ohio attacking the president? karen finney and jonathan capehart will join me on that one, next. ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you combine with fresh ingredients to make amazing home-cooked meals. [ male announcer ] why do more emergency workers everywhere trust duracell...?? duralock power preserve. locks in power for up to 10 years in storage. now...guaranteed. duracell with duralock. trusted everywhere. >>> we have a lot of goods here. and i know there's more coming in, and we're going to box these things up in just a minute and put them on trucks and then we're going to send them into, i think it's new jersey is a site that we've identified that can take these goods and distribute them to people who need them. >> that was mitt romney earlier today at a campaign event that he pretended was not a campaign event in kettering, ohio. in the spotlight tonig
CNN
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
john mccain. >> you actually agree with me? >> i agree with the bottom line. i just think it's a tempest in a teapot. if it were the case, if colin powell said i'm voting for him because he's the first black president, i wouldn't think that's outrageous. >> is america a more or less racist country since barack obama became president? >> i think it's not a racist country. as i say in the book, i think there are more child molesters than genuine racists in america. >> you actually believe that? >> i can save you a lot of time. anything i say, i actually believe. yes. and i think i marshal a fair amount of evidence to demonstrate that. i think more the problem is the accusations of racism and that does drive the races apart because you have white people walking on egg shells, terrified they are going to say some word that's going to be deemed, you know, an incipient klan sentiment and that's why the crux of my book is the turning point of the o.j. verdict when i think white america saw black people cheering the acquittal of an obviously guilty black celebrity and said that's it, the
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 4:00pm EDT
servants warrant that action. john mccain blames the pentagon for not being ready to help the americans in peril. he calls it a lack of leadership. >> they were not prepared. there was no alert of any kind that would have enabled them to reach a state of readiness this that they could have intervened. >> leon panetta has said that military leaders didn't have enough information what was going on the ground and could not, therefore, quote, put forces at risk in that situation. gregg? >> gregg: molly henneberg, thanks very much. >> jamie: let's get more on this from former air force vice chief of staff. a fox news military analyst. general, it's a privilege to have you here, sir. leon panetta says we're doing a lot of monday morning quarterbacking. given all the assets we have elsewhere around the world. it does seem worthwhile to ask you what should have happened and when and what do you believe went wrong? >> the secretary of defense is correct we are doing quarterbacking. if they would tell us more we would quit our monday morning quarterbacking. he didn't have the awareness to commit
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
were four years ago. for john mccain, john mccain's votes in the red here and this beige color up here. weld county up here at the top of the state, a pivotal base of conservative support typically. president obama did especially well right here in denver, and i just obscured it with my circling, but up there in boulder county. also pueblo county, he is expected to do well. but the rest of the state, well, what are you seeing in terms of support for mitt romney this time around? >> well, mitt romney's doing really well. you know, last week he had a rally at red rocks where he got, you know, 10,000 people, and then they were turning people away. tried to go see him and paul ryan. this saturday he's got another rally at a big sort of concert arena that holds 18,000 people. the campaign says they're hoping to fill that, they think they're going to fill that. but, you know, last night president obama was in boulder which is a blue area of the state simply trying to get out the vote at this point. i don't think anyone thinks there's that many undecided voters, so they need every single
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 1:00am PDT
another one with john mccain more recently . the american people have a right to know. we'll see what happens. i think in the last couple of days, there is more about among the media in looking at the issue it is truly a shocking break down and also after the fact misleading the american people about what happened. i think you will see more interest in this and i hope we can get to the bottom quickly. >> is there a reason governor romney has not made that a bigger issue. >> he's talked about it some and allowed surrogates like you and me to talk about it more. senator mccain and lindsay graham who did a terrific job raising the issue and being explicit of what thes are we are looking for. i think the american people know there is something amiss and very wrong when you have americans in harm's way and folks not responding coming to their aid despite the pleas. i think what happened in benghazi, unfortunately is the spread of islamic extremism in horn much africa and middle east running contrary to what the is saying. he said al-qaida is on the run and ropes. and that we have taken car
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
you come to culpeper which gave john mccain 54% of the vote in 2008. it received a memorable visit from lyndon johnson. during the 1960 presidential campaign lyndon johnson delivered to the south and he succeeded. the first stop on the whistle stop train tour of the south was culpeper, virginia. as the train was leaving johnson ran to the rear and shouted, "what did it nixon ever do for culpeper?" you can register for in person absentee balloting. it will vote for, because for them, this election is about hope and jobs. >> i am still blessed to have a job but there are millions who do not have jobs and they need jobs. >> nobody we talk to was willing to say for sure that their candidate would win. it is that close. because of hurricane sandy, some counties have extended voting hours through saturday. you'll have to check to see how late they will go. >> there is another battle going on and it has nothing to do with the presidential election. >> 77% of registered latino voters say they will go to the polls on tuesday. that could we had a good group of people. good group of employees
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